Physical Exam for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
During the physical exam for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
(ADHD), the doctor will:
- Measure and weigh the child and compare these
figures with normal ranges for his or her age.
- Check the child's
- Test hearing and vision.
- Inspect the
child's face, arms, and legs for any birth defects.
- Check the
child's nervous system for any movements that the child does not have control
over; coordination problems; or abnormal, quick automatic responses
The doctor may do a complete physical exam to
evaluate the child's general health.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics|
|Last Revised||February 2, 2012|